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  • Teaching Theatre Todayby Anne L. Fliotsos; Gail S. Medford

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 80.00

    Through thirteen essays, Teaching Theatre Today addresses the changing nature of educational theory, curricula, and teaching methods in theatre programs of colleges and universities of the United States and Great Britain. more...

  • From Mouse to Mermaidby Elizabeth Bell; Lynda Haas; Laura Sells

    Indiana University Press 1995; US$ 17.99

    From Mouse to Mermaid, an interdisciplinary collection of original essays, is the first comprehensive, critical treatment of Disney cinema. Addressing children?s classics as well as the Disney affiliates? more recent attempts to capture adult audiences, the contributors respond to the Disney film legacy from feminist, marxist, poststructuralist, and... more...

  • Sexual Content in Young Adult Literatureby Bryan Gillis; Joanna Simpson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 59.99

    This volume examines adolescent sexuality and how it is represented in young adult literature. The authors show how sexual content in such books can contribute to a richer and more fulfilling reading experience for teens. more...

  • The Dramatic Arts and Cultural Studiesby Kathleen S. Berry

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 57.95

    This book presents a wide range of contemporary theories borrowed from Cultural Studies augmented with practical implications that support dramatic artists in their struggle to create possible multiple realities for a postmodern future. Teachers, directors, writers, students, and many others involved in the dramatic arts will benefit from the discussions... more...

  • On the Subject of Dramaby David Hornbrook

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 58.95

    Although much has been written on how the drama elements of the English curriculum might be taught in schools, there is less guidance available for teachers who regard drama not as an adjunct of English but as an arts subject in its own right. In this volume, David Hornbrook and a team of experienced drama specialists show how the subject of drama... more...

  • Community Theatreby Eugene van Erven

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 42.95

    Community theatre is an important device for communities to collectively share stories, to participate in political dialogue, and to break down the increasing exclusion of marginalised groups of citizens. It is practised all over the world by growing numbers of people. Published at the same time as a video of the same name, this is a unique record... more...

  • Games for Actors and Non-Actorsby Augusto Boal

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 55.95

    Games for Actors and Non-Actors is the classic and best selling book by the founder of Theatre of the Oppressed, Augusto Boal. It sets out the principles and practice of Boal's revolutionary Method, showing how theatre can be used to transform and liberate everyone†? actors and non-actors alike! This thoroughly updated and substantially revised... more...

  • Writing Your First Playby Roger Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    Writing Your First Play provides the beginning playwright with the tools and motivation to tell a story through dramatic form. Based in a series of exercises which gradually grow more complex, the books helps the reader to understand the basic elements of drama, conflict, and action. The exercises help the reader to become increasingly sophisticated... more...

  • Children?s Literature and the Posthumanby Zoe Jaques

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    An investigation of identity formation in children's literature, this book brings together children?s literature and recent critical concerns with posthuman identity to argue that children?s fiction offers sophisticated interventions into debates about what it means to be human, and in particular about humanity?s relationship to animals and the natural... more...

  • The Art of Theaterby James R. Hamilton

    Wiley 2008; US$ 48.95

    The Art of Theater argues for the recognition of theatrical performance as an art form independent of dramatic writing. Identifies the elements that make a performance a work of art Looks at the competing views of the text-performance relationships An important and original contribution to the aesthetics and philosophy of theater... more...